San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Irvine, CA |

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

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San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

15600 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, CA 92618, Tel: 949-261-7963


The largest coastal freshwater wetlands reserve in Southern California houses ten miles of trails and 200 bird species. Wetlands preserved and revitalized by the Irvine Ranch Water District and The Irvine Company.


Tree Swallow, Pied-billed Grebe, Great Blue Heron, Mallard, Killdeer, Anna's Hummingbird, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow, House Finch.


Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.